Movie Takes

Girlhood

Liz Garbus's film is the latest to exploit the visceral reaction produced by putting girls and gore together.

By 11.3.03

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James Bowman, our movie and culture critic, is a resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of Honor: A History and Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture, both published by Encounter Books.